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 Bill Status of HB3725  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MISREPRESENT-SERVICE ANIMAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Demmer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/48-4.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits misrepresentation of a service animal when he or she knowingly represents, expressly or impliedly, that the animal is a service animal for the purpose of securing the rights and privileges afforded to a person with a disability accompanied by a service animal and the person knew or should have known that the animal is not a service animal. Provides that the refusal to answer questions from a law enforcement officer permitted under federal regulation creates a permissive inference that the animal is not a service animal and the law enforcement officer may require the person to remove the animal from the place of public accommodation. Provides that misrepresentation of a service animal is a petty offense. Defines "service animal".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Demmer
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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